IUP appeared in Princeton Review’s Best Colleges, 2002-14 editions; US News & World Report’s “Best Colleges,” 1995-2012 editions; Forbes magazine’s “America’s Best Colleges,” 2010-12; and Washington Monthly’s college rankings based on contributions to society, 2009-11.

IUP was named by Princeton Review among “Best Northeastern Colleges,” 2010-11. Eberly College of Business and Information Technology appeared in Princeton Review’s Best Business Schools, 2005-13 editions.

Basic details

  • Region: Northeast
  • Location: Indiana, Pennsylvania
  • Campus setting: Rural
  • Type of institution: Public

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 60%
  • Test optional?: Yes
  • Common Application accepted?: No
  • Areas of study offered include:  Accounting/Finance; Anthropology; Archaeology; Area Studies; Art History; Arts; Biology; Biomedical Engineering; Business; Chemistry; Communications; Computer Science; Creative Writing; Criminal Justice; Dance; Design; Drama/Theatre Arts; Economics; Education; English; Environmental Sciences; Geography; Geology; History; Humanities; Information Sciences/Systems; International Relations; Journalism; Labour/Industrial Relations; Languages; Liberal Arts; Linguistics; Literature; Management; Marketing; Mathematics; Music; Nursing; Nutrition; Philosophy; Physics; Physiology; Psychology; Political Science
  • Full list of majors availablehttp://www.iup.edu/majors/default.aspx


  • International students are eligible for: Merit-based scholarship; Need-based aid
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $36,000


  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division II
  • Varsity sports: Men's American Football; Men's Athletics / Track and Field; Women's Athletics / Track and Field; Men's Baseball; Women's Softball; Men's Basketball; Women's Basketball; Men's Cross Country; Women's Cross Country; Women's Field Hockey; Women's Football / Soccer; Men's Golf; Women's Lacrosse; Men's Swimming and Diving; Women's Swimming and Diving; Women's Tennis; Women's Volleyball

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